WCLK Holiday Music

Okeh Records

Kurt Elling is one of the very best Jazz vocalists of his generation, and you've heard his songs on Jazz 91.9 WCLK since he began recording for Blue Note 20 years ago. He has now released Kurt Elling Sings Christmas on Okeh Records. These songs lean heavily on spiritual favorites we can all remember from childhood. You can hear cuts from Kurt Elling Sings Christmas throughout the day on WCLK between now the rest of the year in particular during Serenade To The City, Mondays through Fridays...

Eidolon

Soulful Swedish Vocalist, Andreas Aleman brings Christmas Music to Jazz 91.9 WCLK along the lines of classic Otis Redding, Lou Rawls or Michael McDonald. We're playing cuts from his record Home For Christmas on Eidolon Records to help get you into the holiday mood in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU9URVGKaTI

Infinity Jazz Records

At Jazz 91.9 WCLK we love the holiday season because we can break out some great Jazz Christmas music. You'll hear classics as well as new cuts on the station over the next few weeks. A new Christmas record for 2016 is out on Infinity Jazz Records from Atlanta's own Rhythm Jets. You can hear cuts from Rhythm Jets Christmas at various times throughout the day in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. More about the Rhythm Jets? Click here ...

Music by Saxophonist, Producer and Composer, Kim Waters, is often heard on Jazz 91.9 WCLK. This Holiday Season he has a new collection of classics called My Gift To You. You can hear cuts off of this record throughout the day as part of the Jazz 91.9 holiday music mix. My Gift To You includes features from his wife Dana (Pope) Waters on vocals and daughter Kayla on keyboard. Click here to hear samples from the album.

A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas! On Jazz 91.9 WCLK

Dec 15, 2015

The Count Basie Orchestra marks its 80th Anniversary in 2015. I n celebration, Concord Jazz has released: A Very Swingin ' Basie Christmas! A Very Swingin ' Basie Christmas! is an album of Christmas favorites that includes Johnny Mathis, Ledisi , Carmen Bradford and Ellis Marsalis , among others. You can hear various cuts from this new release as a part of Jazz 91.9 WCLK Holiday Music programming. You can purchase A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas! via the Amazon link below and a portion of the...

Jazz 91.9 WCLK always plays Vince Guaraldi's Jazz compositions from A Charlie Brown Christmas as part of our holiday music. If there is a spare, melodic, piano driven Jazz Christmas song that you love, there's a good chance it came from this record. A Charlie Brown Christmas first aired on television on December 9, 1965, 50 years ago today. You can read a fascinating article from Rolling Stone's Liz Pelly about Guaraldi's music for the show, and how CBS ended up showing a prime-time classic...

As part of 91.9 FM WCLK's Holiday Jazz Tradition, PD Aaron Cohen is playing Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Review's record A New Orleans Creole Christmas. Glad tidings, good cheer, spicy gumbo, and New Orleans music to you for the holidays from WCLK! You can purchase A New Orleans Creole Christmas from Amazon and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on the banner below. Thank you!

Multi-instrumentalist Joey DeFrancesco is the latest artist to make the WCLK Holiday Jazz music rotation, as PD Aaron Cohen has added cuts from his new release Home For The Holidays. You will hear it in the WCLK jazz mix between now and the first of the year. If you like it and want to own it for yourself, click on the Amazon banner below and purchase Home For The Holidays, and part of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK. Thanks, and Happy Holidays!

WCLK Program Director and Serenade To The City Host Aaron Cohen has dropped in a couple of Christmas songs into overnight rotation from New Orleans' own Kermit Ruffins, whose Have A Crazy Cool Christmas covers everyone from Sammy Cahn to Donny Hathaway. If you're digging the gumbo Christmas vibe of this record, you can purchase it from Amazon and support WCLK by clicking below: From Basin Street Records : Whether listening to a track on his newest CD, engaging him in conversation or hearing...

It's that time again and Atlanta's Jazz Station is playing Christmas jazz for you. Between now and New Year's Day you will hear a selection of contemporary and classic jazz artists designed to get your daily commute or holiday party into a feeling of yule cool. Vocalist John Stoddart has a new Christmas record called Only On Christmas Day , and WCLK will be featuring a version of Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas featuring none other than Lalah Hathaway. You can purchase the entire cd or...